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Tyvon Branch

Tyvon Branch - #33 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 210 lbs.
Birthday 12/11/1986
Birthplace Cicero, NY
College Connecticut
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 4th round, 1st pick by Raiders

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
94 0 1

Raiders RB Bush questionable for opener

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Raiders RB Michael Bush is listed as questionable for the season opener Sunday against the Titans after breaking his left thumb this preseason.

Ex-Giants DT Alford signs with Raiders

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
The Raiders have added to their defensive tackle corps, signing ex-Giant Jay Alford.

PFW presents Golden Toe to Raiders' Lechler

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly was proud to present its 2009 Golden Toe Award, given to the NFL’s best kicker or punter each season, to Raiders P Shane Lechler last Thursday, prior to the Raiders’ final preseason game against the Seahawks.

Asomugha: Defense not hitting on all cylinders

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
If the Raiders are going to make a run in the AFC West, their defense, particularly against the run, is going to have to be much improved in 2010.

Raiders have talent; do they have depth?

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
I picked the Raiders to beat the Chargers in the AFC West, writes PFW's Eric Edholm, but I am concerned for one major reason: depth.

Raiders could win 10 games ... or more

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
A year ago this time, I picked the Saints as my surprise team for 2009. Score one for this usually-awful-at-predicting-this-kind-of-thing writer. Feeling saucy, I'll go out on a limb again. As their fight song goes — yes, pro teams used ...

Asomugha feeling sense of urgency in Oakland

Posted Sept. 02, 2010 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
In an exclusive interview, Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha told PFW he would feel like he let people down if he left Oakland without winning a Super Bowl.

Raiders WR Schilens out 3-6 weeks

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 11:36 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Sunday that starting WR Chaz Schilens will miss 3-6 weeks after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery.

Injuries more significant than thought for Raiders' Campbell, Bush

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
Head coach Tom Cable said Sunday that QB Jason Campbell's injury is more significant than a stinger, and RB Michael Bush will have a surgical procedure on his left thumb.

Searching for QB help next year?

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm identifies the teams that are most likely to seek QB help before the 2011 season begins a year from now.

Raiders WR Schilens may need surgery

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
WR Chaz Schilens may need knee surgery, Raiders head coach Tom Cable told reporters in a conference call Monday.

McFadden is an unloaded weapon

Posted Aug. 21, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
Despite his arsenal of athletic gifts, Raiders RB Darren McFadden should be avoided until late in fantasy drafts.

Raiders QB Frye out for the season

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Raiders QB Charlie Frye will miss the 2010 season after undergoing surgery to repair a ligament in his wrist.

Raiders WR Heyward-Bey still a major question mark

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
The reviews of Darrius Heyward-Bey's training camp haven't been glowing.

Campbell enjoying full support of Raiders

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
We hear Jason Campbell is having a solid training camp, but team observers say comparing him to Jim Plunkett was a huge stretch by Raiders owner Al Davis.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Raiders DB Phillip Adams (groin) and Branch (foot) were sidelined against Carolina on Sunday.||||||| Branch was sidelined with a foot injury.
Posted Dec. 14, 2012
Oakland Raiders safety Tyvon Branch practiced for the first time this week, an encouraging turn for a struggling secondary sorely lacking depth.||||||| The Raiders need all the healthy bodies they can get. The defense is already minus four starters from the opening day lineup, including middle linebacker Rolando McClain, who returned this week following a two-game team suspension. Oakland has dropped six straight and is trying to avoid losing 11 or more games for the eighth time in the last 10 years.
Posted Nov. 16, 2012
Branch is back in the lineup for Sunday's game in Cincinnati.||||||| He missed last week's game against New Orleans with a neck injury.
Posted July 14, 2012
A person familiar with the decision says the Oakland Raiders and Branch have agreed to a new four-year contract that gives the franchise financial flexibility and the team's leading tackler the stability he has wanted.||||||| The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because the deal had not been officially announced, said Branch was out of the country Saturday and both sides were working to finish the paperwork. CBS Sports reported the deal is worth $26.6 million with $17.1 million guaranteed.
Posted May 07, 2012
Branch has signed his $6.2 million dollar franchise tag tender and reported to workouts with the Oakland Raiders. Branch was a fourth-round pick out of Connecticut in 2008. He has started every game the past three seasons and led the Raiders in tackles the past two years.||||||| The Raiders placed the tag on Branch on March 1. He decided to sign it Monday and joined the team for the offseason program. The two sides are still hoping to reach a long-term deal that would give the Raiders more salary cap room and Branch more stability.

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